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September 28, 2010

Mtg: Resistive RAM: Technology and Market Opportunities

by @ 10:34 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY November 16, 2010
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Deepak Sekar, NuPGA Corporation
Time: Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E1, Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Over the past few years, Resistive RAM (RRAM) devices, also known as memristors, have garnered significant attention in the popular press. They have, in fact, been called â??One of the Best (more…)

Conf: 3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging

by @ 10:17 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

Keys to Design, Manufacturing, and Marketing
3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging
– December 8-10, 2010 ? – Hyatt Regency S.F. Airport, Burlingame
3-D integration and packaging represents a paradigm shift for the semiconductor industry, opening entirely new pathways for performance advancement and new prospects for industry growth. ? ? Focus: ? – Market Impacts and Analysis ? – End-user Perspectives ? – 3-D Integration & Packaging Technologies ? – Design Methodology and Tools ? – Manufacturing Issues and Solutions Sessions: ? – The IDM and Foundry Perspective ? – Growth Forecasts ? – Applications ? – Rethinking Design Approaches ? – The Packaging Foundry’s Vital Role ? – Industry and Government Funded 3-D Efforts ? â?? Key Research Outcomes and Resources
Reduced Fees through November 24th — save $100.

ARM Technology Conference and Exhibition

by @ 10:12 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

The Core of your Future, at ARM Techcon
ARM Technology Conference and Exhibition
— November 9-11, 2010 ? ? — Santa Clara Convention Center
— Chip Design day ? ? — System & Software Design days
A technical, engineering-oriented event organized by the ARM Partner ecosystem — classes, hands-on experiences, and networking at all levels of expertise. ? ? Tracks on: ? – Buses and Communication Channels ? – Open-Source Software ? – Embedded Internet ? – Low-power design ? – Multicore and Virtualization ? – Networking and Connectivity ? – OS Selections ? – Security ? – Debugging Tools and Techniques
A free Exhibition-Only pass includes access to the exhibits, keynotes, special industry training sessions, and special events. ? Save $100 with promo code “GRID
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Silicon Valley Test Conference & Expo (SVTest)

by @ 10:10 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

The only conference on Semiconductor Testing in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley Test Conference & Expo (SVTest)
— November 8-9, 2010 ? ? — Wyndham Hotel, San Jose
— Two 4-Hour Tutorials (last half-day)
This is a low key and relaxed workshop that will make your job easier and you more efficient, with an emphasis on current problems and solutions and a minimum of academic or theoretical approaches.
Tracks on: ? – Improved use of Test Techniques & Methods ? – Hardware and interface of the DUT to the Test Stimulus and Measurement systems ? ? Tutorials: – Analyzing, Modeling and Understanding High-Speed Interfaces Using Time Domain Reflectometry ? – Wafer Probing
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Mtg: Robot Control for Medical Applications and Hair Transplants

by @ 9:36 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY October 21, 2010
SCV Control Systems Society Chapter
Speaker: Dr. John Tenney, Restoration Robotics, Inc.
Time: Networking, refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required

Medical device applications have proven to be fertile ground for innovative robotic control solutions. In this talk, Dr. John Tenney describes the wide range of medical device robotic applications. He will then discuss the application of both force control (more…)

Mtg: Advances in Helium Ion Microscope Imaging, Materials Analysis and Nanofabrication

by @ 9:26 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

TUESDAY October 19, 2010
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Bill Thompson, Carl Zeiss SMT
Time: Registration & light lunch 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members and Students: $5; Non-Members: $10
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara,
RSVP: from the website

The helium ion microscope is currently capable of 0.35 nm resolution. This resolution is derived from a unique high brightness ion source comprised of helium ions launched from a single atom of a metal needle. The helium ion microscope (HIM) can (more…)

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